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CTN Youth SIG Webinar: SUHRI

  • This month, Dr. Becan completed a CTN Youth SIG Webinar titled: Improving Motivation for Substance Use Treatment in Justice-involved Youth using Tablet and Group-based Interventions.
  • She discussed 2 current NIDA-funded IBR projects designed to interventions for juvenile justice-involved youth.
  • Dr. Becan presented on the TRIP and SUHRI projects.

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CTN Youth SIG Webinar: Novel Approaches to Preventing & Addressing Substance Use Among Justice-Involved Youth

  • This month, Dr. Danica Knight completed a CTN Youth SIG Webinar presentation/webinar titled: Novel Approaches to Preventing and Addressing Substance Use Among Justice-Involved Youth.
  • She discussed 3 current NIDA-funded IBR projects designed to improve substance use outcomes among justice-involved youth.
  • Dr. Knight presented on the JJ-TRIALS, FAMLI, and LeSA projects.

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Institute of Behavioral Research moves to College of Science & Engineering, SOARs and HEALs with student research

  • TCU’s Institute of Behavioral Research is now a part of the College of Science & Engineering
  • Dr. Kevin and Danica Kalling Knight serve as principal investigators on the NIH HEAL Initiative
  • Students can now participate in the IBR SOAR Lab (Student Overview of Applied Research) and gain experience with applied research

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TCU Institute of Behavioral Research receives $4.5 million grant to prevent substance abuse

  • National Institutes of Health provided grant to pursue the prevention of opioid abuse among justice-involved youth
  • Dr. Danica Kalling Knight will serve as that principal investigator
  • Collaborative project with TCU’s Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development 

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Institute of Behavioral Research receives $10 million NIH grant

  • National Institutes of Health provided a five-year $10 million grant to the IBR
  • Collaborative project with state and community partners to implement and evaluate an opioid treatment intervention strategy for people in the criminal justice system
  • Dr. Kevin Knight and Dr. Danica Kalling Knight are principal investigators on this grant

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